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Gearhart wins second golf tournament in a row

Gearhart wins second golf tournament in a row

Jason Spies

March 2, 2016


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Senior Lee Gearhart came from three shots back to win medalist honors for the second tournament in a row, as Chico State finished second on March 1 at the NCAA Division II South/Southeast Super Regional Preview in Florida. Gearhart was down three shots behind teammate Alistair Docherty and Manuel Tores...

Golf teams prepare for second half of season

Golf teams prepare for second half of season

Jason Spies

February 24, 2016


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Men’s Golf The Chico State men’s golf team is in a very nice position heading into the second half of the season. After finishing the first half of their season with two first-place finishes and two second-place finishes, the Wildcats are now ranked first in the nation. Chico State men’s head golf ...

Women’s golf falls short of playoffs, prepares for next season

Women’s golf falls short of playoffs, prepares for next season

Matthew Vislosky

May 10, 2015


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The Chico State women's golf team was looking to make it to two NCAA Super Regionals in two years, but fell short after losing to Sonoma State. The Wildcats couldn't crack the 36-team bracket that is headed to the NCAA Super Regionals, but the season ushered in many positives, said Nick Green, head coach. "We shot o...

Q&A: Fifth-ranked golfer Docherty reflects on season

Q&A: Fifth-ranked golfer Docherty reflects on season

James Groh

May 5, 2015


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There is no "I" in team. Alistair Docherty, a junior on the golf team, always strives for a team victory before any individual accolades are earned. Ranked fifth in the nation for Division II schools, he looks toward playoffs with high hopes. What has been the key to your success this season? ...

Wildcat golfers drive toward glory in upcoming championship

Wildcat golfers drive toward glory in upcoming championship

Matthew Vislosky

April 19, 2015


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Ranked fifth in the nation — check. Second in the west region — check. Seventeen straight top-five finishes — check. Since the 2009-2010 season, the Wildcats have produced top-five finishes in 59 of 69 tournaments, and head coach T.L. Brown credits recruiting as one of the keys to ...

Former Wildcat drives deep in tournament

Former Wildcat drives deep in tournament

Dylan Wakefield

February 25, 2015


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Against the pressures of a long trip, language barriers and a foreign country, former Chico State men’s golfer Kyle Souza found a way to win the second round of the PGA Tour China qualifiers. Taking home the first place medal of the second round qualifiers on Feb. 6 meant a lot more to him than just be...

Wildcats aim to repeat success in spring season

Wildcats aim to repeat success in spring season

Kevin Lucena

February 17, 2015


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Led by All-American golfers Alistair Docherty, Justin Wiles and Lee Gearhart, the Chico State men's golf team is eager to get back on the links. Last semester, the team competed in five tournaments, picking up a pair of individual and team titles along the way. The 'Cats finished the semester ranked second in the na...

Men’s golf finishes 3rd of 3 teams

Men’s golf finishes 3rd of 3 teams

Kevin Lucena

November 5, 2014


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[box]Dominican Tri-MatchChico State: 586 (third place)Top performers: Alistair Docherty (72, 71); Lee Gearhart (73, 72)[/box]The fourth-ranked Chico State men's golf team wrapped up the fall portion of its schedule Monday in Fairfax. Playing in the Dominican Tri-Match against fifth-ranked Cal State Monterey...

Men’s golf wins title at home course

Men’s golf wins title at home course

Kevin Lucena

October 7, 2014


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The Chico State men's golf team, ranked fifth in the nation, recovered from an up and down first round to shoot matching team scores of 284 to claim its first team title of the season. In the only tournament appearance in Chico, played at Butte Creek Country Club, the Wildcats were the...

‘Cats golf team takes first individually, second as team

‘Cats golf team takes first individually, second as team

Nicholas Woodard

October 1, 2014


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Chico State's Justin Wiles finished in a tie for first place for the men's golf team at the season-opening Western New Mexico Fall Intercollegiate on Tuesday. Chico State took second as a team.Wiles ended the tournament at 8-under par. while teammate Alistair Docherty collected his 10th top-10 finish ...

Men’s golf team in 2nd place after two rounds

Kevin Lucena

September 29, 2014


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[box]Chico State Golf at Western New Mexico InvitationalTeam Scores: Round 1: 292 Round 2: 281 Total: 573 (2nd place team)Top performers on the day:Justin Wiles: R1: 71 R2: 67 Total: 138 (t-1st overall)Alistair Docherty: R1: 69 R2: 71 Total: 140 (t-4th overall)[/box]The Chico State men...

Women’s golf team takes 10th in Arizona

Women’s golf team takes 10th in Arizona

Kevin Lucena

September 24, 2014


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The Chico State women’s golf team shot a 315 as a team to finish 10th at the Western New Mexico Intercollegiate Championship played in Avondale, Arizona. After posting their best team round of the season in Monday’s first round the Wildcats fell three spots in the 16-team event.Th...

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